Dictionary > Vanadous acid

Vanadous acid

Definition
noun
(chemistry) An acid derived from or containing vanadium with molecular formula H2VO3.
Supplement
The term vanadous is used to describe an acid with vanadium of lower valence.
Word origin: Latin vanadium + –ous.
Alternative form: vanadious acid.

Compare: vanadic acid.

See also: vanadium, vanadite.


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